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Lay Versus Lie

One of the most common grammatical errors is mixing up “lay” with “lie”.

I hope to shed a little light on things.

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Wordsmithing

How's about Yous Guys?

Yes. Good. GooOOOOOoood. Give in to the Dark Side of the Java. Let the bean-derived hate flow through you…

The good news is that, since my last post, we’ve acquired coffee. 1,084 more words

Writing

Bargain Bin Time Travel

Okay, first, allow me to get the obligatory Public Alert Message out of the way:

ATTENTION. WE ARE OUT OF COFFEE. PLEASE REPORT TO YOUR DESIGNATED SHELTERS, AND AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. 1,137 more words

Writing

Writing: A Few Words To The Writer

Writing, really good writing, is about thought processes.  Let’s examine just what writing does, not is, mind you, but does, for their is a difference.  When we write we put down on paper, yes it can be a computer screen, a series of words or symbols.   1,278 more words

Creativity

A Tattooed Heart

Ladies, gents, and general ne’re-do-wells, I’m pleased to announce that my newest novella, Tales of Calopa: A Tattooed Heart, is finally on sale! This was a serious labor of love, a challenge of form, and a great excuse to tell an adventure story about one of the characters from The Rhyme of the Golden Aegis that people seemed to really take a shine to. 3,441 more words

Writing

World Book Day

Giving you lot an extra post this week in honor of World Book Day. To celebrate it, I thought I’d answer a recent challenge from a fellow author, and post an excerpt from the novella I’m currently working on. 430 more words

Writing

Out of Alignment

Being sick sucks. The relative suckitude of the situation compounds exponentially when you’re in a creative groove, and are too ill to pursue it. Scientists, I need a formula to represent this that can be charted, and I humbly ask that it’s named after me. 1,365 more words

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